Poppy seed calories and nutrition analyse

Poppy seed: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in poppy seed?

100g of poppy seed have about 525 calories (kcal).

For instance, handful of poppy seed (30 g) have about 158 calories.

It is about 7% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from handful of poppy seed (30 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 3 apples
  • 2 glasses of Coca Cola
  • 1.5 slices of cheese
  • 1 slice of bread
  • 1 glass of milk
  • 8 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 23 minutes, swim for about 19 minutes or run for 16 minutes.

Calories in poppy seed came from protein in 13%, from carbs in 20% and from fat in 67%.

See also: Vitamins and health benefits of poppy seed.

Poppy seed - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 525 kcal
Carbs 28.13 gram
Protein 17.99 gram
Fat 41.56 gram

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How many calories in handfull, tablespoon, glass of poppy seed?

As I wrote before 100g have 525 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in ie. handfull, tablespoon, glass of poppy seed.

  • Handfull of poppy seed (30g)158 kcal
  • Tablespoon of poppy seed (12g)63 kcal
  • Glass full of poppy seed (145g)761 kcal
  • 10g of poppy seed53 kcal
  • 20g of poppy seed105 kcal
  • 50g of poppy seed263 kcal
  • 100g of poppy seed525 kcal
  • 200g of poppy seed1050 kcal
  • 500g of poppy seed2625 kcal

How much protein in poppy seed?

Poppy seed have 17.99 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of handful of poppy seed (30 g) you can see that you will get about 5.4 g of protein.

How much carbs in poppy seed?

Poppy seed have 28.13 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that handful of poppy seed (30 g) has about 8.4 g of carbs.

How much fat in poppy seed?

Poppy seed have 41.56 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that handful of poppy seed (30 g) has about 12.5 g of fat.

Do poppy seed cause weight gain? Whether it is good to eat poppy seed on diet?

Similar to other products number of calories in poppy seed puts it in the avarage of seeds. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific seeds, poppy seed seems to be a 'not bad' choice but you can find something better.

Many products form seeds have similar number of calories. To give you an ideal lest take pumpkin seeds, quinoa seeds or sesame seeds.

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handful of poppy seed (30 g) has:

158kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 23 min. Bike
Horse ride 29 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 15 min. Tennis
Run 16 min. Run
Swim 19 min. Swim
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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